New Grant RFP’s for This Month….More To Come!

Requests for Proposals

New RFPs 

Arts and Culture

First Peoples Fund Announces 2013 Cultural Capital Program for Native American Master Artists 
Grants of $5,000 will be awarded to master artists to allow them to further share their cultural work with their communities….
Posted on April 13, 2012 
Deadline: September 1, 2012



National Alliance for Accessible Golf Accepting Grant Applications for Programs Serving Individuals With Disabilities 
Grants of up to $20,000 are available to nonprofit organizations, public schools, and municipalities to support inclusive golf programs for individuals with disabilities….
Posted on April 17, 2012 
Deadline: Rolling


Children and Youth

Sun Life Financial Accepting Grant Applications From Nonprofit Organizations for Sun Life Rising Star Awards 
The program will award $50,000 grants to nonprofit organizations working to advocate for youth from underserved communities in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Phoenix, Philadelphia, and South Florida….
Posted on April 13, 2012 
Deadline: June 13, 2012

American Legion Child Welfare Foundation Offers Support for Programs to Help Children 
Funding is available to nonprofit organizations working to disseminate knowledge about programs designed to support the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual welfare of children in the United States….
Posted on April 13, 2012 
Deadline: July 15, 2012

Sprint Invites Grant Applications for Local Giving Program 
Grants of $25,000, $15,000, and $10,000 will be awarded to three local 501(c)(3) organizations working in the focus areas of youth development, arts and culture, or environmental stewardship in Atlanta, Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, and New York City….
Posted on April 12, 2012 
Deadline: June 15, 2012


Civil and Human Rights

Nominations Invited for MetLife Foundation Afterschool Innovator Awards 
Five awards of $10,000 will be presented to innovative afterschool programs in the categories of digital technology, the arts, parent involvement/engagement, and school improvement grants utilization….
Posted on April 18, 2012 
Deadline: May 15, 2012

Nominations Invited for Mario Savio Young Activist Award 
The award, which carries a $6,000 cash prize, is presented each year to a young social change activist who has demonstrated a deep commitment to human rights and social justice….
Posted on April 15, 2012 
Deadline: June 30, 2012


Community Improvement/Development

MetLife Foundation Awards for Excellence in Affordable Housing Invites Applications of Exceptional Green, Senior Housing Properties 
Four awards of $50,000 will recognize properties and their sponsor organizations for excellence in development and operation of green senior independent living properties in the United States….
Posted on April 18, 2012 
Deadline: May 23, 2012

Rockefeller Foundation Invites Nominations for Jane Jacobs Medal 
Prizes totaling $200,000 will be awarded to two individuals whose creative vision for the urban environment has significantly contributed to the vibrancy and variety of New York City….
Posted on April 13, 2012 
Deadline: May 4, 2012



Teachers in New Jersey and Delaware Encouraged to Apply for PSEG Environmental Education Grants 
Grants of up to $3,500 are available to K-9 teachers for projects to link students’ understanding of science, mathematics, computer science, and/or technology with an appreciation for the environment….
Posted on April 18, 2012 
Deadline: June 15, 2012



Applications Invited for Native Plant Conservation Initiative 
Grants of $15,000 to $65,000 are available to nonprofits and government agencies for multi-stakeholder projects that focus on the conservation of native plants and pollinators….
Posted on April 14, 2012 
Deadline: May 25, 2012 (Pre-proposals)



Roadmaps to Health Prize to Honor Communities for Population Health Improvements 
Up to six United States communities will receive an unrestricted $25,000 cash prize in honor of their efforts to create healthier places to live, learn, work, and play….
Posted on April 13, 2012 
Deadline: May 31, 2012 (Intent to Apply)


Human Services

New York Community Trust Releases Guidelines for Social Work Education, Research, and Practice Grant Program 
Grants will be awarded to academic institutions and nonprofits nationwide working on projects to improve social work by integrating education, research, and practice in the field….
Posted on April 13, 2012 
Deadline: September 28, 2012


Medical Research

American Psychiatric Foundation Accepting Applications for Helping Hands Grant Program 
Grants of up to $5,000 are available to medical schools for mental health and substance use disorder projects created and management by medical students….
Posted on April 13, 2012 
Deadline: May 31, 2012


Philanthropy and Voluntarism

Department of Housing and Urban Development and Council on Foundations Invite Applications for Inaugural Community Foundations Awards 
Ten awards will be presented to community foundations in honor of successful cross-sector partnerships with local, regional, or federal government agencies….
Posted on April 18, 2012 
Deadline: May 11, 2012

Applications Available for Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation 
Prizes of $100,000, $7,500, and $5,000 will be granted to social-sector organizations in recognition of innovative, effective programs that have made a difference in the lives of their constituents….
Posted on April 16, 2012 
Deadline: July 1, 2012

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